What A Parked Up Week In a Parked Up Place

Had a parked up week? (based on Limp Bizkit’s Hot Dog) Ladies and Gentlemen Introducing The recalled Choklad Mork And the heat against rising parking charges Bring it on Get the park up Yea Check one, two Listen up Listen up Here we go It’s a parked up world A parked up place Everybody’s fooled By […]

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There’s no room for nudity in your house

A man shatters the peace in Pasir Ris without the use of his clothes. Around 10 irate neighbours had gathered outside a unit on the fifth floor at 6pm and starting shouting at the unit occupant, Lianhe Wanbao reported, demanding that the man exit his house. The group had caused such a ruckus, demanding for […]

Lego Houses

Singapore to make the move into 3D printing for new homes. If you’ve ever been past any BTO construction sites and paid attention to the assembly and construction, you’d probably notice units being put together on the ground before being assembled. Much like you would with lego. Authorities in Singapore have taken that a step further and have […]

Imagine Singapore without the PAP and its policies

During the recent President’s Address at the opening of Parliament, two points that were made was 1. about having “appropriate checks and balances so that alternative views can be heard” and 2. that the government will study the current political system and see if tweaks are necessary so the system can improve. At a recent think-tank […]

Careful Who You Rent Your Apartment To

A retired man was found dead by his wife after a tussle with their tenant. William Wong 76, was found dead by his wife Winnie Teo in their flat after a fight broke out between the retiree and their tenant. Madam Teo, 58 was shocked by what greeted her when she arrived home after she […]

Singapore, Expensive, Expensive, Expensive but…

Singapore ranked as one of the most expensive cities to live in yet again – But… Watch the video and see how they explain that most of the high costs are attributed to cars, alcohol and clothing. Moreover, the video highlights that basic wage levels are mandated for certain sectors. This is also known as the Progressive […]

Herb Garden In Your Corridor

Personal trainer Balan Gopal turned waste into a herb garden right in the corridor of his HDB flat. While the initiative is a great one and proves that HDB flat owners can still have a moderate and sustainable garden producing edible and fresh greens, would it lead to cluttering and attract insects that most homeowners […]

Toa Payoh Vandals Plead Guilty

Three teenagers have pleaded guilty for trespassing, theft and vandalism with the defacing of a HDB flat in Toa Payoh the most prominent. David William Graaskov one of the five had pleaded guilty on Monday and had already received his sentence while three more from the group pleaded guilty today. They have yet to receive […]

What kind of house can you afford?

This article has been contributed by Tan Hock, 42.   Is it possible to “use less CPF when young”? Home purchase is one of the biggest ticket purchases a young couple can make in their lifetime. And because they are allowed to use their entire CPF-Ordinary Account for their housing loans, it is natural to […]

Rebuttal to Roy, another reader speaks…

    The HDB/CPF article by Roy sent a flurry of activity, and rebuttals. Here, another reader voices his disagreement. Roy’s rant against HDB and CPF was spurious at best. If he feels that CPF is cheating him of his money and is a tax, then may he keep it there and never take out […]